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Make the first move...not sex...most of the time

Make the first move...not sex...most of the time

Read this article to find out when you should not make the first move and that includes sex. Women always ask me “When I meet a guy, can I make the first move?” The answer to this question has 2 parts: Part 1: If you know the guy already, then go for it! Make the first move and ask him out! That doesn't mean you have to have sex on the first date. Part 2: If you have never met the guy before, the rules become a little trickier and in certain situations you should absolutely NOT make the first move.

Thriving As A Single-Parent Famiy

Thriving As A Single-Parent Famiy

Most people would agree that family is what makes our lives meaningful, our most valuable resource. Family is multi-dimensional: it’s what we’re born into, develop out of, and continue to create throughout our lifetimes. Family carries on long after we are gone. Because of the increase in the rates of divorce and separation, today’s family often includes children, stepchildren, and half-siblings; husbands, wives, ex-husbands and ex-wives; parents and step-parents; and a host of extended family members including grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and in-laws.

Talking With.... Young Children

Talking With.... Young Children

Young children are very sensitive to and strongly influenced by the environment they live in and those around them. Yet because of their immaturity, they may not be able to express themselves verbally. Children show much of what they are thinking and feeling, and how things affect them through their play and behavior. When they do express themselves verbally, it often is brief and they are quickly on to other things.

The First Sex Conversation

The First Sex Conversation

Read this article to find out what to say and what not to say about sex when first approaching a guy. You did it! You finally built up the courage and went up to the guy you’ve been eyeing all night. So now what? What do you say to have an interesting conversation that results in a date?

Filial Therapy Helps Parents and Children Connect Through Play

Filial Therapy Helps Parents and Children Connect Through Play

It was 1969, and I had just received my master’s degree in clinical school psychology. Here I was, dragging my family (wife and three children) to State College, Pennsylvania, to enter a doctoral program in child development and family relationships. Unbeknownst to me, a group of clinical researchers from Rutgers University were joining the faculty.

Improving Couples’ Security, Intimacy, Stability And Satisfaction

Improving Couples’ Security, Intimacy, Stability And Satisfaction

Working with couples and families requires a different stance from working with individuals. I like that I can experience the relationship dynamics directly by being in the same room with the couple. It’s so different seeing the dynamics in action as opposed to having one individual describe it to you from her or his view. With couples work, you can witness how quickly one person’s response is cued by the other.

How to tell my wife that I am attracted to men

How to tell my wife that I am attracted to men

The men are torn between two worlds, one is with a woman that they may still love and the other is keeping a terrible secret from her. The worst part about all of this is that the wife is also hurting and probably blaming herself not knowing that her husband is attracted to men and not to her. This article is not only for men struggling with being gay but the wives that have to live with them. Not all men realize that they are gay before marriage

7  Ways To Get Your Man Fired Up About Your Vacation

7 Ways To Get Your Man Fired Up About Your Vacation

Guys are inherently goal-oriented in almost every aspect of their lives, and vacations are no exception. The vacation itself is the goal, and everything else, the tedious and annoying, but necessary obstacles that must be overcome in order to reach our objective (chilling in some exotic locale, surrounded by our favorite things: sun, surf, frosty beverages, and scantily-clad you). Guys tend to be more interested in the big picture than all the details. We generally perceive the minutiae of how we achieve our nirvana as a nuisance.

Stop Working So Hard to Find Love

Stop Working So Hard to Find Love

Did you know that in the average day you thinkin 60,000 thoughts and the vast majority are negative, about yourself? That 93% of the images and words you see everyday go directly into your subconscious, forming all kinds of beliefs and patterns you are oblivious too? And did you furthermore know that of those images and words, the majority are filling your head with one major message: 'You are not enough.’ Which gets translated into things like …